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Old 09-02-2014, 06:12 PM   #1
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Just bought our first Argosy! :)

Well it is not a shinny Airstream, but the first little step
Got an 1973 Argosy 20' . I am happy and scared a same time. I would like to ask if any of you lives in Houston/Conroe are , and would have an hour to stop by at my house to help me to give some idea of estimate/ cost / repair price.
The floor looks solid for me, and everything most likely works. The paint chipped on the front top and back top, and they replaced the original side curved windows in the front to plexy glass . It has a smell a bit inside what scares my wife , and she would like to know what is the magical "trick" to make that "odor" away .. I told her couple of margaritas will help
Well the only thing I would change the whole fabric interior, bed covers, foams.
I don't want to spend $700 , is anyone knows a place here in town to re-do it?
Please let me know if somebody will have time and would willing to stop by to educate us, because I don't know what I have , and I am scared a bit if it is safe enough , and will not fall to part. ( I drove 400 miles back without problems)
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Old 09-02-2014, 06:48 PM   #2
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Old 09-08-2014, 08:33 AM   #3
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So it is anyone who can help me to inspect the camper?
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Old 09-08-2014, 10:47 AM   #4
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On the right side of the portal page is a request area for an inspector. You could try that to find someone in your area. Sorry, we are a little far away...
Probably changing out all your fabric things in the trailer will go a long way with the smell issue. Unfortunately, if you hire it out, it will cost some money. Upholstery fabrics and foams are expensive. You could try some heavy duty Fabreeze on it all too.
Congrats on your purchase, and welcome to the Forums!

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Old 09-09-2014, 06:03 PM   #5
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" on the right side of the portal page" I can't find that section, can you post a link ?
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